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By Reg Coffey On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Blacksmithing Revival

  Hammond, ON – South east of Ottawa in the community of Hammond there is a business that is a throwback to the early days of rural Ontario, before the mass production throwaway age, where you had to More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, July 28th, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – Cornwall Storms of the Natural Kind by Kathy Coffey

SSN – Weather has always been a topic of discussion and bad weather is remembered for many years after, the ice storm of 1998, the big deep snow storms of 1972 and the tornado/storm (?)  of 1846.   Thanks More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – Crime and Canal Building by Kathy Coffey

  Historic Cornwall Jail, now County Courthouse from,_Ontario Ingleside ON – Some of us would like to believe that our pioneer ancestors were all moral, honest, More...

By Reg Coffey On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – Canals and Steam Ships Improve Travel in the Eastern District by Kathy Coffey

Scene from Chisholme, page 220, is llustrating the dangers in negotiating the rapids at Longue Sault. LONG SAULT Ontario – Travel from Montreal to Toronto takes at most during good travelling conditions 6 More...

By Reg Coffey On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – The Games Children Play by Kathy Coffey

  The concern for the growing numbers of obesity in the population has prompted the government to issue Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Children aged 5-11 year these are: For health benefits, children More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, March 24th, 2014

A Page Out of History – The Ottawa Times, July 23, 1866 by Reg Coffey

  South Stormont – It’s not often that you come across a piece of raw history. I have recently come into possession of a copy of July 23rd, 1866 edition of The Ottawa Times and the stories of the day More...